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A00077 Summary:

SPONSORRosenthal L
COSPNSRWeprin, Seawright
Add §1352-f, Pub Health L
Requires the creation of a food allergy poster by the department of health; requires the posting of such in all food service establishments; authorizes the department to charge a fee to cover printing, postage and handling expenses of the posters.
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A00077 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 4, 2023
        Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  creation  and
          posting of food allergy posters in retail establishments

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
     2  1352-f to read as follows:
     3    §  1352-f.  Food  allergies  posters. 1. For purposes of this section,
     4  "food service establishment" shall have the  meaning  as  such  term  is
     5  defined in the state sanitary code, except that it shall not include any
     6  pushcarts.
     7    2. The department shall create a poster containing information on food
     8  allergies  for  use  in  food service establishments in both English and
     9  Spanish.
    10    3. Every food service establishment shall post, in accordance with the
    11  rules and regulations of the department, in an area  visible  to  anyone
    12  preparing or serving food, posters containing information on food aller-
    13  gies provided by the department.
    14    4.  The  department shall make such posters available and may charge a
    15  fee to cover printing, postage and handling expenses.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    17  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
    18  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    19  tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
    20  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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